AWS Auditing & Monitoring

Intermediate

LP Box Courses 4 Video Courses
LP Box quiz 2 Quiz sessions
LP Box Lab 3 Hands-on Labs
Duration 8h 36m
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Having a detailed view of your AWS infrastructure is key to a finely tuned environment.  Knowing what resources you have, where they are, their current status, how they are performing and where improvements can be made, ensures your resources and costs are maintained at an optimum level. 

The AWS Cloud is an ever-changing environment, resources are provisioned and terminated due to its very nature of being elastic and scalable.  When you have dynamically changing infrastructure, you need to know the status of these resources and how they are performing against defined metrics.

This AWS Auditing & Monitoring learning path will show you how to Audit and Monitor your AWS infrastructure using a number of different AWS services specifically designed for this very purpose. 

Instructors for this learning path:

Stuart Scott

  • AWS CloudTrail: An Introduction
  • AWS Config: An Introduction

Michael Bryant

  • Amazon Web Services CloudWatch

Andrew Templeton

  • Advanced Techniques for AWS Monitoring, Metrics and Logging
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Any information that helps to secure your Cloud infrastructure is of significant use to security engineers and architects, with AWS CloudTrail you have the ability to capture all AWS API calls made by users and/or services. Whenever an API request is made within your environment AWS CloudTrail can track that request with a host of metadata and record it in a Log which is then sent to AWS S3 for ...

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With the ever-changing nature of Cloud Computing in AWS, through the use of Auto Scaling, and self-healing architecture mechanisms, having visibility and awareness of your AWS resources is invaluable. It can be difficult to understand what your resources within your infrastructure looks like, for example: • Understanding what resources you have • Having an awareness of the status of resource ...

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Lab Overview AWS Config is a powerful tool in your security and governance toolkit. AWS Config can record and track changes to the configuration of many types of resources in AWS. Config Rules can be used to monitor compliance with your security and governance policies. You can leverage AWS Config managed rules to quickly get started with compliance checking of common policies. You are also able ...

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Course Description: CloudWatch is a monitoring service for cloud resources in the applications you run on Amazon Web Services. CloudWatch can collect metrics, set and manage alarms, and automatically react to changes in your AWS resources. Amazon Web Services Cloudwatch can monitor AWS resources such as Amazon EC2 instances, DynamoDB tables, and Amazon RDS DB instances. You can also create custom ...

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Lab Overview In this lab you will explore CloudWatch, a monitoring service provided by AWS. CloudWatch makes it possible to monitor nearly anything, inside or outside AWS. Common usage is to monitor EC2 instances for CPU and memory utilization, ephemeral or EBS volume disk usage and throughput, as well as network statistics. CloudWatch also enables you to configure alarms, so that when thresholds ...

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Modern AWS cloud deployments are increasingly distributed systems, comprising of many different components and services interacting with each other to deliver software. In order to ensure quality delivery, companies and DevOps teams need more sophisticated methods of monitoring their clouds, collecting operational metrics, and logging system occurrences. This course aims to teach advanced ...

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  Lab Overview AWS CloudTrail is a service that enables you to log, monitor and capture API related events across your AWS infrastructure and most AWS services. Events that CloudTrail captures get delivered to an S3 bucket, and are also available for viewing from the CloudTrail console. CloudTrail captures create, modify and delete API calls triggered from the console, API, command line tools or ...
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